Wall How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our wall step-by-step tips & ideas.
3 easy steps and neat trick to safely make tidy cuts in fiberglass insulation batts.
Repointing is a simple job, but it has to be done with care, using the right tools and the right materials.
Learn how to pick a complementary color scheme for your next paint job.
Tom Silva shows how to install baseboard trim that become visual anchors for any room.
Colored glaze layered on in a random pattern with a sea sponge can do wonders for a flat wall.
Do you want to change the look and feel of your room with paint, but are faced with the challenge of wallpaper? You don’t always need to remove wallpaper first. Read this guide to learn when and how to paint over wallpaper.
This step-by-step guide shows you how to use tape and drywall mud to finish your new wall with ease.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva's technique for erecting an interior dividing wall.
Painting and decorating contractor John Dee's step-by-step method for a well-clad wall.
Ideas and inspiration to help you select, plan, and install wainscoting.
Here’s how to create the effect of shiplap by installing plywood panels to walls inside your home.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows an easier, faster way to fix cracked, loose plaster walls.
Create a bold accent wall with painter's tape and a menu of complementary colors
Layer stock lumber and moldings to produce this classic architectural element
Tom Silva shows Kevin O'Connor the differences between drywall installation and plastering over blue board
Pro painter Nick Slavik uses a tried-and-true 3-step process to get rid of wallpaper. He takes you along on a job to show you how it's done
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva discusses the options for insulation with host Kevin O’Connor
A large Scandi-inspired stencil pattern and a soft two-tone paint palette offer a fresh take on the wallpaper look
When you’re hanging a shelf or TV, you’ll need to find the studs in your wall. As part of the Ask TOH Tips from the Pros series, Tom Silva reveals simple, low-tech ways to get the job done
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner hang a large mirror on the stone chimney above his fireplace
It’s efficient, easy to install, and incredibly effective; hear what Tom Silva has to say about this versatile insulation product